- Grafton, MA, USA
- Full Time
Spectrum offers a wide range of benefits including health/dental/voluntary insurance, paid time off, 401k & tuition reimbursement! www.spectrumsys.org/careers/benefits
Funded by the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services, Spectrum operates a detention program for adolescent boys at our REACH Program in Grafton, Massachusetts. All youth participate in a daily schedule of counseling sessions, life skills training and educational instruction within a safe, supportive and highly structured environment.
Our intent is to reduce the risk of continued harm associated with delinquent behaviors by providing feedback on personal risk, introducing positive change, promoting self-efficacy and developing individual goals.
The Direct Care Worker I ensures residents are provided with a safe and secure environment by following the policies and procedures of the program and demonstrating a positive, responsible, and respectful presence on the unit. This position may be required to work mandatory overtime to meet program needs.
Schedule: Full-time, 3:00pm-11:00pm.
- Experience, in a direct care facility working with youth preferred, not required.
- The ability to model appropriate interactions for clients and ability to communicate effectively with clients to ensure that procedures are followed and order maintained is required.
- Applicant must be 21 years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalent.
- Knowledge of DYS policies and procedures is helpful